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: Pie in the Sky

A See-Saw programme (R)

: See Hear

: News

Weather followed by Songs of Praise

: Blizzard's Wooden Toys

The Go-Kart has always been a great favourite with children but not so popular with adults, who have to spend hours dragging them around the lawn.
Richard Blizzard has designed a self-propelled go-kart - once you've made this, you can enjoy a prolonged armchair pit stop, while the youngsters race around the chicanes of the flowerbeds under their own steam.


Location director: Chris Salt
Studio director: Philip Thickett
Producer: Mary Clyne

: News

Weather followed by World Bowls
Midland Bank World Indoor Pairs Championship
Two newcomers to television make their debut this afternoon, JOHN JONES and MIKE NICOLLE from the Channel Islands. Their opponents are
ALAN MCMULLAN and DAVID CORKILL from Ireland - a very experienced pair who are extremely difficult to beat. Introduced by DAVID ICKE


Unknown: John Jones
Unknown: Mike Nicolle
Unknown: Alan McMullan
Unknown: David Corkill
Introduced By: David Icke

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Bazaar

with Judi Spiers
This week's edition takes the lid off the high-street banks, peers under the lids of some warming winter dishes, dresses you for a party for under a tenner and reveals what men want as presents - at last the secret is out! Director DAVE THOMAS


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Director: Dave Thomas
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: Noticeboard

with Rob Curling and Marian Foster


Unknown: Rob Curling
Unknown: Marian Foster

: Poldark

A romantic serial in 16 parts based on the novel by WINSTON GRAHAM
Part 7 by PAUL WHEELER The Carnmore Copper Company appears to be prospering, but unknown to Ross, the Warleggans have found new means by which to attack. Meanwhile Mark Daniel has found that his love is no longer returned, but Keren's is - and that is their joint tragedy.
Theme music composed by KENYON EMRYS -ROBERTS Producer MORRIS BARRY Directed by PAUL ANNETT


Novel By: Winston Graham
Unknown: Paul Wheeler
Unknown: Mark Daniel
Composed By: Kenyon Emrys -Roberts
Producer: Morris Barry
Directed By: Paul Annett
Ross Poldark: Robin Ellis
Demelza: Angharad Rees
Capt Blarney: Jonathan Newth
Verity Poldark: Norma Streader
Jim Carter: Stuart Doughty
Dr Dwight Enys: Richard Morant
Jinny Carter: Gillian Bailey
Keren: Sheila White
Elizabeth Poldark: Jill Townsend
Geoffrey Charles: Stefan Gates
Messenger boy: James Woolf
Francis Poldark: Clive Francis
Mrs Tabb: Sheelah Wilcocks
George Warleggan: Ralph Bates
Pearce: John Bascomb
Blewitt: Jon Croft
Tonkin: Patrick Westwood
Aukett: Edward Evans
Miners: David Gillies
Miners: David Millet
Mark Daniel: Martin Fisk
Capt McNeil: Donald Douglas

: World Bowls

Midland Bank World Indoor Pairs Championship
The fifth match of the first round is also played this afternoon and is between
ERIC SANDS, another new TV face, partnered by veteran
JIM BAKER - both from Ireland - and the experienced Welsh pair, MEL JONES and PETER JENKINS. The contest will be the best of five sets, seven ends per set.
Introduced by DAVID ICKE from Bournemouth


Unknown: Jim Baker
Unknown: Mel Jones
Unknown: Peter Jenkins.
Introduced By: David Icke

: Future World: Earthbound

starring Burl Ives
Joseph Campanella The small town of Gold Rush, California, is going about its business when a family of four from a distant galaxy lands after their spacecraft has been damaged. The town is in panic and only old
Ned Anderson and his grandson Tommy will help the aliens hide from the law. Soon the strange family begins to adjust to life on earth, using their extraordinary powers to astound the locals....
Written and produced by MICHAEL FISHER
Directed by JAMES L. CONWAY
40 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Burl Ives
Unknown: Joseph Campanella
Unknown: Ned Anderson
Produced By: Michael Fisher
Directed By: James L. Conway
Ned Anderson: Burl Ives
Zef: Christopher Connelly
Lara: Meredith MacRae
Conrad: Joseph Campanella
Sheriff DeRita: John Schuck
Dalem: Marc Gilpin
Tommy: Todd Porter
Teva: Elissa Leeds
Willy: Peter Isackson
Madden: Joey Forman
Deputy Sweeny: Stuart Pankin
Dave: H M Wynant
Rosie: Mindy Dow

: Cartoon Two

Jumping (R)

: Open Space

The Forgotten People
'There's no other place to go - you 71 settle down any place, as long as you're getting left there. '
The Gilheaney Family belong to a community of travellers living on an 'illegal "gypsy" site' in the Swansea area. Since 1968, the council has been required by law to provide official sites, but in south west Glamorgan there are none.
The Gilheaneys live on the side of a road, without any of the facilities normally taken for granted - refuse collection, hot and cold running water, toilets. The local schools have refused to educate their children and when their pitch is not flooded, they are overrun with rats.
Two years ago, they took the council to court and won, but still they wait and hope for a decent place to live.
It's not us leading an outlaw life ... it's the council and education authority who are the outlaws. PETER GILHEANEY Cameraman JOHN RHODES Film editor DENISE PERRIN
Series producer PETER LEE-WRIGHT Producer PAUL PIERROT
Open Space is the series where the public can make programmes under their own editorial control helped by the Community Programme Unit
0 INFO: page 93


Unknown: John Rhodes
Editor: Denise Perrin

: Venturers

Double or Quits
Harry Fitzgibbons ran counter-insurgency operations in Central America. Now he manages one of London's most successful risk investment funds. The last company he took public on a booming stock exchange made him a millionaire three times over. Ben Rosen and L. J. Sevin put two million dollars into Compaq Computers when it was no more than an idea on the back of an envelope. It made them 100 million dollars. They are the venture capitalists, alchemists who can turn business opportunities into gold - at a price. 'Euthanasia,' says Ben Rosen , 'lives in the venture community.'
In the aftermath of the stock market crash, Will Hutton looks back at the rise of these risk investors, at the prices paid and the prizes won. Producer MARIE THOMAS
Executive producer JOHN COLEMAN BBC Southampton


Unknown: Harry Fitzgibbons
Unknown: Ben Rosen
Unknown: L. J. Sevin
Unknown: Ben Rosen
Unknown: Will Hutton
Producer: Marie Thomas
Editor: Steve Holdsworth
Producer: John Coleman

: Woody Allen's Manhattan

continues a season of films by the master of contemporary
American comedy.
Tonight also starring Mariel Hemingway Diane Keaton
Michael Murphy Meryl Streep
'Chapter 1. He adored New York city, he idolised it all out of proportion ... To him, this was still a town that existed in black and white and pulsated to the great tunes of George Gershwin. ...' TV comedy writer
Isaac Davis , discontented with his job and unsure about his
17-year-old girlfriend Tracy, learns that his ex-wife is about to publish an expose of their marriage.... This stunningly photographed romantic comedy is considered by many to be Woody Allen 's finest film to date.
Directed by WOODY ALLEN
(First showing on British television)
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Mariel Hemingway
Unknown: Diane Keaton
Unknown: Michael Murphy
Unknown: Meryl Streep
Unknown: George Gershwin.
Unknown: Isaac Davis
Unknown: Woody Allen
Unknown: Woody Allen
Unknown: Marshall Brickman
Produced By: Jack Roluns
Produced By: Charles H. Joffe
Directed By: Woody Allen
Isaac Davis: Woody Allen
Mary Wilke: Diane Keaton
Yale: Michael Murphy
Tracy: Mariel Hemingway
Jill: Meryl Streep
Emily: Anne Byrne
Connie: Karen Ludwig
Dennis: Michael O'Donoghue
Party guests: Victor Truro
Party guests: Tisa Farrow
Party guests: Helen Hanft
Guest of honour: Bela Abzug

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael
With international reports by David Sells ,
Charles Wheeler , Gavin Esler and Julian O'Halloran


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Gavin Esler
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran

: Weatherview

: World Bowls

Two of the most exciting indoor bowlers take to the rink this evening in the forms of PETER SKOGLUND and PETER BELLISS from New Zealand. Skoglund is renowned for his tenacity and facial expressions while Belliss is the most aggressive 'driver' in the game.
Their opponents are the Scottish pair DAVID ROBERTS and TOM HAMILL.
Highlights introduced by DAVID ICKE from the Bournemouth International Conference Centre Commentators
MAL HUGHES. DAVID MCGILL Television presentation


Unknown: Peter Skoglund
Unknown: Peter Belliss
Unknown: David Roberts
Unknown: Tom Hamill.
Introduced By: David Icke
Unknown: David Rhys Jones
Unknown: Jimmy Davidson
Unknown: Mal Hughes.
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie.
Producer: Keith Phillips

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